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The changing role of shopgirls
Dr Pamela Cox, from
our Department tells us about her research and BBC 2 series
"Shopgirls: The True Story of Life Behind the Counter".
Technological surveillance vs urban security
Professor Pete Fussey from our Department examines the growth,
application and impact of technological surveillance in relation to
contemporary forms of urban security, for the
Professorial Inaugural Lecture Series.
Professor Colin Samson from our Department discusses the life and works
of American sociologist, C. Wright Mills, for the module
SC164-4-SP: Introduction to United States Sociology.
Crime, celebrity and the media
Professor Eamonn Carrabine talks about the power of the visual and
photography, and how crime and celebrity have become increasingly
interconnected throughout the 20th century. He also gives an interesting
view of what drives the public's attention to media representations of crime
Honorary graduate pioneer of oral history
Professor Paul Thompson has worked at the University since 1964. He is a pioneer in oral history and
founded the journal Oral History in 1971 and established National Life Stories at the British Library, now the largest oral history archive in Europe.
He was founding director of Qualidata now part of the UK Data Archive.
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